Woodturning Techniques

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Tegan Foley  |  Dec 05, 2023  |  0 comments
Inspired by his background in teaching chemistry, Bob Chapman fuses science and woodturning to create a bowl that features models of molecular structures within its walls
Tegan Foley  |  Jan 25, 2023  |  0 comments
Martin Saban-Smith shares his top tips for taking great product photos using a few inexpensive pieces of kit and a smartphone
Tegan Foley  |  Dec 01, 2022  |  0 comments
In the second of this two-part article, Ken Moore shares two more Christmas tree decoration designs, which require only basic skills and materials
Tegan Foley  |  Nov 27, 2022  |  0 comments
In the first of a two-part article, Ken Moore shares three different designs for various Christmas tree decorations, all of which require only basic skills and materials
Tegan Foley  |  Jun 29, 2022  |  0 comments
Is it possible to recreate the shapes and colours of a pottery bowl, in wood? Bob Chapman fires up the lathe and sets about creating a near-perfect replica
Tegan Foley  |  Jun 22, 2022  |  0 comments
Peter Scaife presents an ideal project for those looking to use up leftovers, who may wish to practise or learn a few new woodworking skills
Tegan Foley  |  May 12, 2022  |  0 comments
Andrew Hall conducts an experiment in tools, timber and techniques
Mark SBD  |  Sep 28, 2017  |  0 comments

Laser Quest

Making use of the clever Simon Hope laser kit hollowing system, Les Thorne turns a vase in English yew before adding texture to the outside and an ebony insert to create contrast

Mark SBD  |  Aug 29, 2017  |  0 comments

Brown Burr Oak Bowl – Man V Bowl

Les Thorne decides to do battle with a piece of brown burr oak and the end result is certainly striking, not to mention functional

Mark SBD  |  Aug 09, 2017  |  0 comments

Hats off!

Calling upon past experiences and demonstrations at clubs, Andrew Hall shares the secrets behind the making of one of his small signature turned hats

Mark SBD  |  Jul 15, 2017  |  0 comments

Pens – Thinking Outside the Boxiness

James Trimble suggests some great tips for turning pens and takes you through the process of turning your own nonconformist version

Mark SBD  |  Jun 30, 2017  |  0 comments

Large vase on a small lathe

Owning a small lathe doesn’t have to limit the size of project you turn. Here, Les Thorne offers a clever solution that will allow you to make a large vase in two parts.

Matthew Smith  |  Sep 23, 2011  |  0 comments
In this video series, Les Thorne takes you through the simple steps in creating this bowl turned from ash.
Matthew Smith  |  Sep 22, 2011  |  0 comments
Les creates a chucking point and shapes the outside of the bowl using pull and push cuts before cleaning up the finish.
Matthew Smith  |  Sep 21, 2011  |  0 comments
Les works the finish with an arbitech saw before lightly burning the surface and sanding off.